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President Obama at Tribal Nations Summit 2012

Obama Applauds SD Man, Nonprofit During Speech

  PORCUPINE, S.D. (AP) – President Barack Obama hailed the head of a nonprofit organization on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as an example of positive change in Indian Country. Obama spoke to more than 500 tribal leaders during the fourth White House Tribal Nations summit on Wednesday in Washington. Obama recognized Nick Tilsen...
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Woman with Wrapped Gift

Relay for Life Fundraising Team to Help with Christmas Gift Wrapping

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One local team that is working to raise money for the 2013 Relay for Life will be offering gift wrapping at the Pierre Mall soon.  The Got Hope Relay for Life team will provide gift wrapping at the mall for a donation on December 8 and December 15. ...
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Governor Daugaard After Budget Speech December 4, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Governor Daugaard Talks About Budget

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard offered a number of proposals during his speech on the Fiscal Year 2014 budget at the State Capitol Tuesday.  The governor’s proposed $4.1 billion budget, which begins July 1, 2013 and ends June 30, 2014, includes three percent increases for Medicaid providers, state employees and...
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South Dakota Lawmakers Listening to Budget Address December 4, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

DRG Area Lawmakers React to Governor Daugaard’s Budget Speech

  PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota lawmakers had differing reactions to yesterday’s budget address by Governor Dennis Daugaard.  District 28 Senator Ryan Maher, an Isabel Republican, says the budget picture at the capitol has changed for the better in the past few years. Republican Jeff Monroe of Pierre, who was selected by...
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